|Date of birth||15 April 1924|
|Place of birth||Penshaw, England|
|Date of death||28 December 2020 96)(aged|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
Tom Docherty (15 April 1924 – 28 December 2020) was an English professional footballer. A winger, he joined Newport County in 1955 from Reading and went on to make 108 appearances for Newport, scoring one goal. In 1958 he joined King's Lynn.He died in December 2020 at the age of 96.
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